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Reigning world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt has eased his way through the 100m heats on the first day of the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

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Isinbayeva to take break from pole vaultupdated: Sun Apr 11 2010 05:54:00

Pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva has announced that she is taking a break from athletics following her poor performance at last month's world indoor championships in Qatar.

SI.com: Brian Cazeneuve: Lightning strikes twice for Bolt at worldsupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 19:35:00

BERLIN -- Usain Bolt spent the week telling everyone not to expect another world record in the 200 meters. Don't listen to the man. Not even he knows how fast he can run. Bolt beat another world record into submission on Thursday night, lowering his mark in the 200 meters from the dizzying 19.30 he ran at the Beijing Olympics to 19.19, a mark that sounds more like fantasy than logic.

Yelena Isinbayeva: The Russian queen of pole-vaultingupdated: Sun Jan 04 2009 22:10:00

There are few sports that are so dominated by a single person like the way the women's pole vault is ruled by 26-year Russian Yelena Isinbayeva.

SI.com: David Epstein: Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva keeps defying gravityupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 06:21:00

BEIJING -- Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva had gotten up from what looked like a cat nap to find out that she just won the gold medal in the pole vault.

Isinbayeva sets women's pole vault bestupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 04:57:00

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva has broken her own world record in the women's pole vault with a leap of 5.04 meters as she warmed up for her Olympic defense.

Isinbayeva soars to pole vault winupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 22:40:00

Russia's pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva easily retained her world title but was unable to break her own world record on Tuesday.

Top IAAF posts for Coe and Bubka updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 07:50:00

Former Olympic champions and world record holders Sebastien Coe and Sergei Bubka have both been elected as vice-presidents of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Federer completes award hat-trickupdated: Mon Apr 02 2007 14:24:00

Tennis number one Roger Federer was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for the third year in a row on Monday.

Bekele breaks indoor 2000m recordupdated: Sat Feb 17 2007 17:27:00

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia set a world best for the indoor 2,000 meters of four minutes, 49.99 seconds at the Norwich Union Grand Prix on Saturday, beating a nine-year-old mark of Haile Gebrselassie.

Isinbayeva sets 20th world recordupdated: Sat Feb 10 2007 13:53:00

Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own indoor world record in the women's pole vault in Donetsk on Saturday, clearing 4.93 meters at the "Pole Vault Stars" event.

Jones named in U.S. World Cup teamupdated: Mon Sep 11 2006 15:31:00

Former triple Olympic champion Marion Jones has been included in the U.S. team for this weekend's IAAF World Cup in Athens.

Clement runs fastest 400m hurdlesupdated: Sun Jun 25 2006 09:33:00

Kerron Clement ran the fastest 400 meters hurdles in the world this year, despite stuttering at the final barrier in the U.S. championships on Saturday.

Niklaus clinches first major titleupdated: Sun Mar 12 2006 08:58:00

Germany's Andre Niklaus snatched the world indoor heptathlon title by five points from American Bryan Clay at the Olympiysky Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.

Isinbayeva caps Russian gold spreeupdated: Sat Mar 11 2006 10:02:00

Russian athletes delighted the home crowd in Moscow at the world indoor championships with a hat-trick of gold medals on Saturday.

Isinbayeva sets another world bestupdated: Sun Feb 12 2006 14:08:00

Olympic and world pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva opened her competitive year with a 19th world record in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

Isinbayeva dumps long-term coach updated: Thu Nov 17 2005 14:37:00

Olympic pole vault champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has split with her coach of eight years Yevgeny Trofimov.

FSB: New Heightsupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 00:01:00

Most aging jocks talk about their glory days. Kelly Rodriques, 41, is trying to relive his. As a teenager and twentysomething, Rodriques was an elite pole vaulter who competed in three NCAA champio...

Isinbayeva sets another world bestupdated: Sat Jul 16 2005 15:39:00

Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia broke the women's pole vault world record for the second time in 11 days when she cleared 4.95 meters at the IAAF Super Grand Prix meeting.

Gardener completes Euro hat-trickupdated: Sat Mar 05 2005 15:46:00

Britain's Jason Gardener of Britain sprinted to a hat-trick of European indoor 60-meter titles in Madrid on Saturday as favorite Ronald Pognon faltered.

Isinbayeva aims to be female Bubkaupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 04:31:00

Yelena Isinbayeva beat her own world record to clinch the Olympic women's pole vault gold on Tuesday coming one step closer to matching the feats of her idol, Sergei Bubka.

Isinbayeva soars to new world bestupdated: Sun Jun 27 2004 12:45:00

Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia broke her own women's world pole vault record at a Grand Prix meeting in Gateshead, England on Sunday.

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